CM Khandu Forms Committee to Monitor Progress of NH 415

Arunachal Pradesh chief Minister Pema Khandu constituted a committee that would monitor the progress of the 4-lane highway, NH 415 and coordinate with the implementing agency for completion of the project before March 2021. 

Taking a review meeting with the PWD (Highway Zone), Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) representatives and the contractor T K Engineering here on Monday, Khandu said “the committee while monitoring the progress everyday would coordinate with the contractor in facilitating ease of work.”As pointed out by the PWD (Highway Zone), Khandu urged the CMD of T K Engineering, Rotu Techi to immediately overhaul his men and machinery deployed in construction of the stretch from Chandranagar to Papu-Nallah of the state capital.

“Common people are suffering a lot. Therefore, we are not going to accept any excuses. Complete the stretch before March,” the chief minister said. The 10.9 km (Package A) stretch of NH 415 consists of 2 bridges, 36 culverts, 1 underpass, 9.83 kms of protection walls and 17.025 kms of side drains. Meanwhile, it was informed during the discussion that for the remaining stretch from Papu-Nallah to Banderdewa (Package B and C) all decks have been cleared by MoRTH. The status of several other projects under PWD was also discussed during the meeting.